Planned Maintenance This Weekend!

Just a quick heads-up to you folks… On Saturday I’ll be transferring my website and blog to a new server. It’s with the same hosting company, so hopefully the DNS changes will not be...
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AWR Warehouse Webinar from ODTUG

The webinar is over, but you haven’t missed out on everything I presented on the console feature, under the hood and behind the scenes! You can access the slides from today’s presentation,...
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I/O benchmarking chat with Uday Vallamsetty from Delphix

Uday Vallamsetty from Delphix performance group just posted a great blog post on evaluating I/O performance in Amazon AWS with EBS.  I had a chance to talk with him a bit about I/O benchmarking and some...
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Interesting SLOB Use Cases – Part I. Studying ZFS Fragmentation. Introducing Bart Sjerps.

This is the first installment in a series of posts I’m launching to share interesting use cases for SLOB. I have several installments teed up but to put a spin on things I’m going to hit two...
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Crossplatform transportable tablespaces – part 1

There is couple of way to do heterogeneous migration of Oracle databases but staring with 12c there is whole set of new RMAN commands to transport data across different platforms.I was looking for a best...
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So, a Researcher and Six Developers Join a Hackathon

Editor’s Note: Hey, a new author! Colleague and Friend of the ‘Lab, Joyce Ohgi, a principal usability researcher here at Oracle Applications User Experience, joined several of our guys...
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DevOps & Delphix : Chef recipes

Delphix Engines expose all features via a stable WEB API built on top of HTTP and JSON. Clients choose an HTTP client to interact with Delphix and integrate within their environment. Delphix Engines are...
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VirtualBox 4.3.14

Oracle have given birth to VirtualBox 4.3.14. Mother and baby are doing well, with the downloads and changelog in the usual places. Happy upgrading… Cheers Tim… PS. Looks like the baby might...
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Using Database In-Memory Column Store with Complex Datatypes (1)

The Oracle database 12.1.0.2 version, with the In-Memory option, isn’t yet released, but a lot of detail is already out there since it’s announcement by...Read More By: [author-name] This...
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The CIO Playguide for Secure BYOD

Mobile devices and the ability to work everywhere present a huge opportunity but also pose a challenge for IT in securing corporate data. This ebook provides essential insights for planning and deploying...
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